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  1. Thread: Road ID ?

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    Wife's cell phone number, HMO, Medical File #. I...

    Wife's cell phone number, HMO, Medical File #. I got road ID because I run and carry virtually nothing.
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    Electra in steel or Al, under $50. I have their...

    Electra in steel or Al, under $50. I have their 700 hammered fenders on two bikes, years -- no issues. I don't have any direct experience with their 26" designs, I/ve also used Honjos; not worth...
  3. +2 My turkeys are Dura-Ace & Suntour; both pretty...

    +2 My turkeys are Dura-Ace & Suntour; both pretty and very functional.
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    One of bikes runs with 700x 20.5, it accelerates...

    One of bikes runs with 700x 20.5, it accelerates like it's stolen.

    I did another 30m on that hybrid beast, it was a blast. It works my quads a little higher up the leg, which I kinda like, more...
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    Congrats to you, and our best wishes. My wife...

    Congrats to you, and our best wishes.

    My wife and jI just did a 30m round-trip returning into cold headwinds, she spent the rest of the day working around the house. She has the fitness level of...
  6. Something to think about: if you are building on...

    Something to think about: if you are building on a bunch of two day endurance regimes, weekend warrior stuff, not sure this is what I would identify as a good fitness gameplan, and it's likely to...
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    Not only yoga, but Bikram. 90 minutes in a hot...

    Not only yoga, but Bikram. 90 minutes in a hot room, 2 x 26 poses. I would recommend it to anyone who is not faint of heart. Although Bikram Choudhury is a creep show of an individual, these classes...
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    Jeez - got reading comprehension? Go read the...

    Jeez - got reading comprehension?

    Go read the US military regs. for yourself, they're on-line. Or, you can just keeping making uninformed comments I guess....
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    Have you read the military regs.? Seizure of...

    Have you read the military regs.? Seizure of private citizen property is authorized in very limited circumstances, and my guess is the Marines exceeded their authority. Watch what happens, I...
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    Your age is showing. A number of posters have...

    Your age is showing.

    A number of posters have commented that if it would get a spouse or girlfriend into cycling it would be worth the investment. That is my experience, I purchase a HillTopper...
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    Poll: I agree with the poster above that the novelty...

    I agree with the poster above that the novelty has worn off. For me it goes further, recreational cycling is a rather boring and time consuming activity. My rides now tend to have a purpose; more...
  12. Well, that's sort of my point. I don't know that...

    Well, that's sort of my point. I don't know that displaying your art or craft as part a marketing or eminence effort is "work". Professionals give away 100s of hours consultation time to establish...
  13. No snark taken bshearerman. Well, if they...

    No snark taken bshearerman.

    Well, if they let you ride them I would feel differently I'm sure. Sorta the difference between peep shows and brothels...but, I digress.... (No snark intended.)
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  14. Well, I have plenty other style bikes to ride......

    Well, I have plenty other style bikes to ride... I found a vgc gold Univega Gran Turismo frame, direct swap over ... with a few personal tweaks & bling like a Woodchipper bar, hammered fenders, etc.....
  15. Pricey. We are paying for...?

    Pricey. We are paying for...?
  16. I had a 90-1 Voyageur. The bike felt heavy and...

    I had a 90-1 Voyageur. The bike felt heavy and 'dull', looked the same, but solid like a tank. It rode low and fast, I named it Seabiscuit. For loaded touring, simply hard to beat. But I wanted a...
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    Pandora One. For a few years I though it...

    Pandora One. For a few years I though it followed a regressive algorithm that meant if you left it run you'd be listening an all Jimmy Eat World channel. But it's gotten better, I am currently an...
  18. I owned that bike, the frame rides harshly and...

    I owned that bike, the frame rides harshly and the stock wheels (Alex DC 19?) suck. Fine for local rides, but you could do much better in a distance bike. If you don't find a replacement bike,...
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    Like 5000 calories of carbs before it dumps over,...

    Like 5000 calories of carbs before it dumps over, correct? So the real danger is adding any fat to that intake or repletion while at the top of the glycogen storage limit pushes it directly into fat...
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    I find that somewhat frightening. Personally, I...

    I find that somewhat frightening. Personally, I would put that in the 'just because you can doesn't mean you should' file.

    From an artistic perspective, why would you use such low art value...
  21. Analysis is not your friend on this one. I own...

    Analysis is not your friend on this one. I own 12+ bikes, the two I ride most often would not make sense to anyone but me. My $3300+ carbon vunderbike has been hanging in the garage for 4 years in...
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    Carbo Load to Endurance to Fat Window

    I am wondering if anyone has a scientific take on this question:

    So you carbo load the day before a long run or century, saturating liver and muscles with glycogen, but plans change and you end up...
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    I keep a half dozen bikes in storage. Look for...

    I keep a half dozen bikes in storage. Look for self storage that has camera monitors, limited day access and a serious 24hr presence. That said, you have to research the insurance options It just...
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    I figured the original owner didn't know for that...

    I figured the original owner didn't know for that reason. Course, I put a set of rando slicks on the wheel and - WTF? But, I cannot live in the world with my wheels out of round, an abomination.
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    Connelly's Harry Bosch oops, that's Amazon...

    Connelly's Harry Bosch

    oops, that's Amazon Prime.
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